Plant a rainbow
Green is not the only plant colour. Bring a variety of incredible shades to your indoor jungle with these eye-catching plants.
There’s no such thing as too much green, but it’s not the only houseplant colour available. Make your displays even more spectacular with these unusual plants, ranging from red to purple to black.
Fleur the anthurium
Fleur’s red ‘flowers’ are actually adapted leaves. The bright red is to attract pollinators to the flowers, which are tiny little things on those yellow spikes. She can flower for almost the whole year, adding a big flash of red to any room.
Kai the kumquat tree
Cute, edible, vibrantly orange fruit makes Kai stand out anywhere. He’s a plant that loves to live outside in the summer, letting the sun ripen all that fruit, then he prefers to spend winter indoors.
Vivi the lemon tree
Did you know you can grow lemons outside in the UK? Lemons are slow to ripen, which means you can enjoy watching Vivi’s fruit turn a dazzling yellow through the year. It’s almost a shame to eat them when they look so spectacular on the tree.
Pascal the neon pothos
Pascal’s leaves are green, but a green that stands out against any other plant. Give him a spot that gets lots of light and his leaves go an acidic yellow-green that dazzles in any space. He’s a vine, so hang him up high and let those leaves dangle.
Toby the blue star fern
Toby’s leaves have a blue tinge that adds a subtle hit of extra colour in your plant display. As a fern he doesn’t need lots of light, so he’s a great choice for bringing a bit of interest to shadier corners.
Emma the tradescantia
Emma’s soft, cascading purple leaves bring quiet colour wherever you put her. She looks terrific on a bookshelves, with her stems tumbling down.
Juliette the calathea
Juliette's leaves have a graphic green pattern on top, with a deep purple underside. The best thing about her is that she lifts those leaves up at night, giving you the full glory of her colours.
Raven the zz plant
You won’t find many black houseplants, which makes Raven very special. Her inky leaves add a big hit of drama to any room. She’s incredibly easy to care for, needing very little water or light to thrive.
Sophie the syngonium
There’s something very romantic about Sophie. Her leaves are the softest pink and if you leave her to grow her leaves will extend into long vines. If you prefer her compact, just trim her back.
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